Most of the 19% of Americans who smoke would like to quit for good, however nicotine is extremely addictive. But quitting can be done. Here is some advice on how to get through the tough times.
In the last 40 years, cervical cancer has declined by more than 50% because of the pap test, yet 15% of Tennessee women still don’t get screened. Here’s what a screening entails and why you should get one.
Family history can tell you a lot about how to stay healthy. We may be able to suppress bad genes or activate good ones if we practice healthy habits. The first step to using that knowledge to your advantage: creating a family medical history.
A few conditions worsen when temperatures dip, leading to achiness, itchiness or discomfort. Here are a few conditions that get worse in winter and what to do about them.
Good health is more than just being free from illness; it includes a 360-degree view of your overall well-being. The multiple dimensions of wellness work together to bring balance and wholeness.
Why do we think health start at the tonsils? The fact is that your oral health affects your systemic health and vice versa. Here’s how.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Tennessee. Dr. Phillip Burns offers 7 things women should know about breast cancer.
Prostate cancer is the third most common cause of cancer-related death in men, but when detected early, its survival rate is nearly 100%. Here are the signs you need a check-up.
During summer, Tennessee gets hot. So it’s important to understand heat-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
Few things can ruin a camping trip like an encounter with a poisonous plant. As you take in Tennessee’s great outdoors this summer, be on the lookout for the ones most likely to cause painful problems.